Baron R. Birtcher spent a number of years as a professional musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter and founded an independent record label.
His first two hardboiled mystery novels, Roadhouse Blues and Ruby Tuesday were Los Angeles Times and IMBA Best-Sellers. Angels Fall, the third installment in the critically-acclaimed Mike Travis series, was nominated for the 2009 Left Coast Crime Award (the “Lefty”) for Best Law Enforcement/ Police Procedural novel of the year.
Rain Dogs is Mr. Birtcher’s first stand-alone novel, and a Claymore Award finalist.
He has also had the honor of serving as a judge for both the Edgar and the Shamus Awards.
Baron currently divides his time between Kona, Hawaii and Portland, Oregon.
Random Writing Quote:
“''Then you should say what you mean,'' the March Hare went on.
''I do,'' Alice hastily replied; ''at least--at least I mean what I say--that's the same thing, you know.''
''Not the same thing a bit!'' said the Hatter. ''You might just as well say that ''I see what I eat'' is the same thing as ''I eat what I see''!”